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Win Tickets to see Heathers The Musical

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As J.D. would say, Greetings and salutations… you a Heather?   If you are, you’ve come to the right place. Yes, you’ve guessed it. Some of us at Everything Theatre are old enough to remember the original Heathers film, with the very young Christian Slater and Winona Ryder in their staring roles, and we were big fans.  So we’re rather excited that it’s now on the stage too. Even more fantastic is that we’re able to offer one lucky fan a ...

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Broken Wings, Theatre Royal Haymarket – Review

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Pros: A refreshingly strong storyline for a musical, with superb attention to detail and an excellent score. Cons: Although tuneful and pleasant, there are no real stand-out hit songs to make this production a truly great musical. The air conditioning was happily in full effect at the Theatre Royal Haymarket as I took my seat for the premiere of Broken Wings. Launching a new musical is always a calculated risk but the producers pull it off with relative ease in ...

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Tartuffe, Theatre Royal Haymarket – Review

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Pros: Good to see a foreign language production in the West End Cons: A failure of common sense in the use of surtitles Molière’s Tartuffe on the West End stage. A story of bad faith and credulity for the age of MAGA and taking back control, in a version that’s simultaneously accessible to English and French speakers. An admirable project, and one that might have made perfect sense on paper. The same is not true on stage. Christopher Hampton’s adaptation ...

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Private Peaceful, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Michael MorpurgoAdapted and directed by Simon Reade★★★★ Pros: It is brilliantly acted and beautifully written. Cons: Whilst billed for eight years and upwards, I feel age ten is probably more appropriate. Our Verdict: A wonderful all round show, sadly finished now but we hope for a prolonged run in due course! Courtesy of The Telegraph It has been quite some time since I have wholeheartedly joined in a spontaneous standing ovation. It was definitely well-deserved in this production of Private ...

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